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Original photographs taken on the battlefields during the Civil War of the United States (1907)

Author: Eaton, Edward Bailey; Brady, Mathew B., ca. 1823-1896; Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882; Miller, Francis Trevelyan, 1877-1959. Martyrs on altar of civilization
Subject: Eaton, Edward Bailey; War photography
Publisher: Hartford, Conn. : E.B. Eaton
Year: 1907
Language: English
Call number: 71200908405723
Digitizing sponsor: The Institute of Museum and Library Services through an Indiana State Library LSTA Grant
Book contributor: Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
Collection: lincolncollection; americana

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"Rare reproductions from photographs selected from seven thousand original negatives taken under most hazardous conditions in the midst of one of the most terrific conflicts of men that world has even known, and in the earliest days of photography--These negatives have been in storage vaults for more than forty years and are now the private collection of Edward Bailey Eaton, valued at $150,000."--T.p

"First presentation from this historic collection made officially and exclusively by the owner."

Martyrs on altar of civilization / Francis Trevelyan Miller -- The Edward B. Eaton collection of original photographs of the Civil War: partial list of the seven thousand negatives taken under the protection of the secret service by Mathew B. Brady and Alexander Gardner on the battlefields of the Civil War in the United States during the years, 1861-1865, and now safely stored in the private vault of the owner at Hartford, Connecticut

Lincoln copy bound in hardboard with cloth spine

Lincoln copy includes book advertisement with order blank tipped in at end

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